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Problem burning DVDs

Hello, I get an error after burning DVDs. The DVD never records, and is not available to record again. The error window looks like this:
'The drive reported an error: Sense Key = HARDWARE ERROR Sense Code + 0x44, 0xD6 INTERNAL TARGET FAILURE
Any clue? Thanks, Chris

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This happened to me also. I fixed the problem by buying new DVD discs, sometimes the mac's rom doesnt like particular discs. Its a trial and error thing with which ones it will use. Make sure you are using the latest version of Roxio toast to burn with, also make sure your ROM is DVD-R.

If all this fails, it could be your writer in the rom. Try burning a CD, if that works it will be the above problems.

Try using discs with a GOLD BOTTOM, it seemed to work for me.

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